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times are among the highest in the country and let's not forget that taxes and spending in recent years to support the plan are under governor duval patrick have gone up substantially. we'll look at more of the claims by president obama in just a moment, but first, president obama now not the only one stonewalling for his health care plan. secretary secretary kathleen sebelius trying to get some answers about the disastrous obama care rollout. nbc news steve handelsman joins us. >> part of the parade of horribles as president obama calls it is millions of americans losing their health care and that's happening here on capitol hill, obama hhs secretary kathleen sebelius says blame insurance companies for millionses of americans getting lers and emails that they're getting dropped. republicans said president obama, with the help of kathleen sebelius, won reelection promising that if you like your health care coverage, if you like your insurance, if you like your doctor you can keep them. that, said a republican, amounts to political deception. >> millions of individuals who by listening t
for by the payroll tax. that's called -- a kind of single payer. but the republicans for years have been saying -- no we don't want it that way. we want private insurers. we want a profit motive the we want a market. and indeed if you look back, historically, richard mixston came up with a proposal that was very, very close to the affordable care act. democrats didn't like it. it wasn't close enough to social security and medicare. mitt romney, the reason the president is -- in massachusetts is because obama care was modeled exactly after romney care in massachusetts. including the individual man date, which mitt romney after he signed that into law and was asked where did the mandate come from. he said an idea from the heritage foundation. and i heard from it through newt gingrich. that's where -- that's where this comes, this comes from. so for republicans now to turn around and say, oh, we think this is just awful. we don't like any of this. well it its beyond ironic. it is sort of -- tragic and combic com comic. >> secretary sebelius -- >> the president made it clear. and our policy was put
plan comes out, for example, if your insurance is do gotoo good, you have to pay a tax, i had people come up and say i have to dpay tax on my insurance because it is too good for obama care. >> now, others have joined in. they introduced the, if you like your plan, you can keep your plan act. is that going to go anywhere? >> well, i support it. what it is doing, with these crazy rules saying if your insurance is good, you can keep it. they slid this one word in, saying if your insurance changes from the time obama care is passed, you lose your insurance. they slipped it in because they want you to be on one of four government choices. there used to be hundreds and hundreds of insurance choices in our country, there will now be four. even if they tell you there are 20 different insurance exchanges in one plan, there are still only four choices. they're only allowed to sell four choices. this is really the taking of your freedom. when ken churuccinelli talks ab it, he says this is a choice. >> i think they figured out there were 19 million fewer people that could be in the exchanges. a
of patients that their personal information may be part of a huge tax scam. it's the latest example of a booming type of fraud, one that could cost a -- all of us a lot of money. most of the victims were patients of the orange county health department in florida. investigators came across a hand written list of names, patients who were targets of the scam. patients' personal info was storm, which the scammers used to submit fraudulent tax returns. when the government sent out refund checks, investigators say the crooks pocketed the cash. this is nothing new in the sunshine statement florida has the highest rate of this type of scam, but it seems a refund fraud is becoming a bigger threat for all of us. tax scammers last year tried to steal $6.5 billion from up suspecting victims, according to the irs. phil keating is live. do prosecutors -- florida health department workers. do they know if prosecutors were in on this or what's the story? >> reporter: they're think can that possibly the former health department workers, who according to the federal complaints, have already boned out
, coming up. >>> imagine paying your taxes by the mile. the government charging you based on how far you drive. the new proposal. we'll tell you about it. who? not so much. my customers can shop around. but it doesn't usually work that way with health care. with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and cost estimates, so we can make better health decisions. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. #%tiaintroducing cardioviva: the first probiotic to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels without a prescription. cardioviva. >>> time now for a political gut check of the morning. the white house is reviewing all u.s. surveillance programs after reports national security agency was spying on some 35 world leaders and the top senator on the senate intelligence committee says he is totally opposed to that surveillance and that data collection will not continue. cnn's chief national correspondent john king is here to talk more about all of this. it's pretty interesting where things have gotten with this spying controversy, john. the white house is
the state have access to quality health care. i would rather see our tax dollars spent on improving our kids' schools rather than defending this law. greg abott immediately filed an appeal to today's ruling. joining me now, msnbc and planned parenthood in houston, texas, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. this must have been quiet a win down there today. >> yes, lawrence, thank you. this ruling is a victory for our parents. it's a ruling for women. it sends a clear signal across 50 states. it is unconstitutional for politicians to pass laws that take away the private personal health care decisions that women make in consultation with their physician. >> melanie, i just want to check one thing. the 30 mile rule of being knocked out, does that mean there won't be any facilities that will have to close as a result of any other provisions in this law? >> well, that remains to be seen. but what this does mean is that women across the state will have access to abortion care preserved for them. >> crystal, here is a george w. bush judge looking at what this legislature did and saying that it can
to stay in network. great plans. by the way, what about when you're going to get taxed for the golden plan? you're paying $20,000 a year-plus. but now we're going to tax you because you're paying too much. >> what's interesting, senator, is the fact that i think over the last couple of weeks, going on to a month, mainstream media is kind of waking up to this. i think the story that only six people signed up on the first day came from cbs news. a lot of people are going we really believed this guy, but maybe we shouldn't have. >> can you imagine? at the end of the day 47 people, and they're saying hundreds of thousands of people -- >> it's the volume. that's what broke it. the volume. >> right. you know what it is? it's just this idea i'm going to do it my way. it's the old story of power. absolute power corrupts. so when the democrats controlled both houses overwhelmingly, they didn't look for compromise. they didn't look to involve others. they jammed it through. now they're paying the price. they're not. the american people are going to suffer. >> i read a lefty blogger somewhere on the
pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes wasteful tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so that we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads, building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> meantime, republicans are doubling down today on the problems that be have plagued the obama care website with senator dan coats of indiana delivering the weekly gop response. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, their experiencing sticker shock. the president told us that obama care is more than a website. i agree. it it is more than just a website and the problems run far deeper than a few technological glitches. >> well, the white house released a progress report late friday on the website fix saying it is improving with users now waiting an average of less than a second for pages to load compared to eight seconds in the first few weeks. teams are working to improve the application process and increase system speed and efficiency. another round of fixes
to delay the mandate tax. >> this has got to be delayed. >> there its no way to fix the monstrosity. >> nobody. ♪ >>> in 1985, the democratic governor of new york, mario cuomo attacked economic policies of ronald reagan in a speech he delivered at yale. governor cuomo said the reagan re-election campaign was filled with oversimplification and reagan policies if enacted would be harsher. that led governor cuomo to say perhaps the most memorable line of any speech. he said we campaign in poetry. but when we are elected we are forced to govern in prose. tonight, president obama stands accused of campaigning in poetry when he was campaigning to passion the affordable care act. >> if you look your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. period. >> if you have health insurance. nothing in the plan will require you to change what you have. >> when president obama was campaigning for re-election the affordable care act had not been fully implemented and said this. if you are one of more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, you will keep y
the government pays me back, subsidizes it through my taxes. so what am i going to do? i'm going to let you pay for it 'cause i'm guaranteed to get it. >> you have to be eligible. you can't lie. if you're eligible or not eligible. - >> juan, they took away the requirement to have a child. you used to be eligible for medicaid.ow y now anyone can get it. itib costs nothing! the states that you're eligible to took that medicaid money, millions will be enrolling and we're on the hooke dana, jay carney also said the a reason for all of this, the reason for six enrollees is solely because of the web site. here is carney. >> let me just tell you now, ont november 1, we don't expectmber those numbers to be very high'te and we never did.ry but they're going to be even lower because of the challenges we've had with the web site. >> that's interesting. he says they never did know thah becausee earlier in the week, te answer was that the president had no idea that the web site was not going to work. they constantly try have it both ways and that's annoying. i am surprised that the experts seemed so surpri
in conjecture and self-promotion. take, for example, the leaks of romney's taxes. all they could do is find an unnamed third party source to claim it was my grandfather who was responsible. that's the bar they set for the level and quality of reporting. for the beltway audience, this is like candy, this is a drug. but what's left now? well, a bunch of soured relationships at a time when we actually should be finding common ground. mitt romney's taxes let alone who leaked them will never solve our nation's greatest problems. this written by political consultants for political consultants and only good for a week of georgetown cocktail spatter. to know what really went on, i know some of this isn't actually true. keep that in mind as we now spin. i would love your take on the book as i'm sure you read the excer excerpts. >> the thing that jumps out is how much and how hard he tried to vet chris christie and went through the process twice and rejected christie and then said, you got to look at this guy again, this is how we'll win the day to day war of media and chris christie will get you in
and consumed in private residence but public consumption remains illegal. your tax dollars going to foreign flights. washington is meeting to discuss this very idea. jolene kemp from the fox business network is here to explain this. what does this mean for us? >> they are bidding for hundreds of millions of dollars in u.s. loan money to require boeing. the import bank meets today whether discuss whether the airlines can receive a loan to purchase 6 boeing jets. they have a record of safety problems reliability issues and did not turn a profit in august 2009 report said the united nations asked the staff to avoid the airline entirely. it has given 84 percent to boeing. the apple iphone was supposed to have longer battery life but the battery is training quickly. the company did not say exactly how many were defective but in apple sold 9 million iphones the most ever in a single launch. it has faced battery issues before with the lap top. it duds not effect the safety of the iphone batteries. >>> lovers of mcdonalds coffee will be able to brew their morning joe at home. it will test sell pack
their support. their tax exempt status including the big hospital up in boston that's where, what is it, the patriots, new england patriots get their rehab done. >> that's right. it may lose its tax exempt status. sort of under the microscope under obama care. >> unbefore the boston -- in fact, the last boston marathon victim who had to have a leg amputateds a result of the boston bombing, there he is sadly, it's called the spalding rehabilitation hospital. it's run by a 501 c 3, non-private hospital. under obama care, one of the sicious obama care would provide charity to people coming in off the streets that don't have healthcare coverage. now that law because of obama care scrutinized where they are having to roll back the charitable contributions they give to the community in the case of folks that come in off the street that don't have health insurance. >> former president jimmy carter whose name has become synonymous with oppressing attacked obama care yesterday saying this doesn't work very well. when jimmy carter calls you ineffect actual that's 6 people signing up because the w
. they don't care about hard-working americans who own property, who pay taxes. these regulations could be -- keep you from developing your property, keep you from perhaps fixing a storage issue, drain issue on your property, if you have water drainage issues, you need to fill in some holes or something. these regulations will keep you from doing what you want to do, what's best for your property. >> you know, it sounds, in addition to a great big power grab, it sounds like this is also a way to create some fine revenue, where if you're doing something wrong -- and who knows what it is -- it's broad enough they can say anything is wrong, they're going to start levying fines against people for standing water on your property. >> right. or you have to get a permit. i think the bigger picture is about control because environmentalists don't want land to be developed. they don't want oil or gas or coal to be drilled out of the ground. remember, the e.p.a. has regulations on the coal industry. it's killing jobs and it's bankrupting the coal industry. when you think about it, it's a power gra
should pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads. building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, they are experiencing sticker shock. the president told us that obama care is more than a website. i agree. it is more than just a website, and the problems run far deeper than a few technological glitches. >> the white house released a progress report on the website fix saying it is improving with users waiting less than a second for wages to load, compared to eight. they are work to go improve application process. wanda summers and ed o'keefe. good morning to you both. thanks for joining me. >> good to see you, alex. >> as the the house and senate negotiators met on tuesday, they are just waiting to reach a deal and we reach the debt ceiling february 7th. will it turn into another 11th hour fight? or might we get something done unt
commissioner here in california, he said united health care annetd aetna were a tax disadvantage? that's political cronyism. >> the tax advantage could be part of the problem. but i guess the real question is, when we're talking about whether obama care is the problem here, you're saying you've gone through the entire market, the exchanges with obama care and the plans available outside of obama care and you're saying categorically that you can't find the plan that you have now or anything similar for the same cost, period? >> absolutely. categorically, i am saying that. i know that for a fact. just like when i was hit with a curve ball called terminal cancer, stage four cancer, i had to be quick. i had to be thorough. and i had to act. and so when my policies canceled, i have to be the same. i have to be attentive, pay attention and really get down to the nuts and bolts of it to make sure, because i am alive for just a couple of reasons. i'm alive because i'm really, really lucky, and i'm blessed. and part of that luck and that blessing has been my doctors and my health care policy. a
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from? >> we don't have it. we may have to tax more in the future to get it or tax somebody to get it. but we don't have it now. >> will more regulations mean more taxes which is what they're trying to do? >> these new regulations would affect building codes, for example, the cost of building, the cost of rebuilding after a storm, it would all go up. who pays and where do we get the money from? answer, in the long run it is going to have to be the taxpayer who foots the bill for this ultimately. so taxes have to go up or borrowing goes up, one of the two. remember, you satisfy a key constituency here. you satisfy the environmentalists. you are doing something about global warming or climate change, call it what you will. the unions love it because you're going to get backdoor infrastructure spending. >> we don't have the x.l. pipeline. let's look at how much these environmental disasters cost us. look in the 1980's, we had 144 disasters cost about $1 trillion. >> are we to assume all that spending between 1980 and 2012, $1 trillion, was the cost of the disasters, the natural disasters
, get that corporate tax rate down. >>> what's coming up on "mad" tonight? >> one of the greatest executives you never hear talked about is deb kafaro, she runs a fantastic real estate invest trust, phenomenal performance. the stock is down. the rates have not done well this year because of the spike up in interest rates. they are not that expensive anymore. this has been historically, one of the top three or four in the group. >> we are going to see you in a few minutes. get a cup of coffee and come back. >> i will, thank you >>> in addition to jim cramer's interview with consul energy, we are going to look at how apple is positioned for the results tonight. is facebook at the nasdaq or twitter when it launches? which of those two is the better investment for you? also ahead, we have pending home sales, how strong is housing now and is the fed the real wild card for these markets? hour two of "squawk on the street" monday morning. ♪ nice car. sure is. make a deal with me, kid, and you can have the car and everything that goes along with it. ♪ ♪ so, what do you say? thanks..
is to double down with a tax the republicans and to shade the truth or ignore the truth. the republicans are just attack, and bottom line, american people, incredibly angry. >> and pat, you were comparing president obama and hinting at his disapproval rating, i believe. let's put the numbers up on the screen. this is a very recent poll taken in the last week or so, and weight shows is that the disapproval number has ticked up above 50% now, and continued to go north. >> yeah, and the approval rating is the lowest in the poll. let me tell you, i was the youngest person on the rich nerd nixon's list, and whether it's on benghazi or health care, and getting up and telling people, knowing you are lying and we now know from the reports they knew what they were doing, they could not have won the election -- >> you are talking about health care? >> health care. the red line, i am the sergeant of defense -- but the corruption is as great as under richard nix nixon. >> it's the line that if you like your insurance can you keep your insurance. >> how sticky is the perception problem for this presi
device tax on an industry that represents about two-and-a-half percent of our gross domestic product in massachusetts that will cost jobs here in massachusetts. one of the problems is what we did in massachusetts was tailored to our population. it took advantage of health care and a number of different things, one of them, steve, was the fact that we had merged the non-group market with the individual market to try to spread out risks. what does the federal plan do? well, it reduces the number of rating factors we can use to evaluate risk for that pool. it's undermine wack we want to do. in fact, we have pleaded with our governor, governor patrick has asked the federal government, give us a waiver so that we can evaluate and price risk fairly and yet we now are going to be forced to use 4 rating factors as opposed to 106789 that's one of the major points of distinction here, massachusetts plan worked because it was designed for pennsylvania. we had expertise, for instance, in pricing risks. we had growth markets in medical devices. yet, when we look at what's happening at the federal
on the tax payers' money. somebody's going to get fired on this. five weeks later -- >> if only the republicans had this kind of energy about getting people covered with health insurance. instead it's about glitches on a web site. >> i'm equally concerned about everyone getting one of these letters, bill, who's getting all these people from california to florida who's getting a letter in their mailbox or e-mail saying the plan that you have is getting terminated. your employer terminating their health care. i care about those people. >> i have to change the topic here, because i want to get to the other a word, that is the one i'm not going to say on the show. making headlines. tom coburn you both heard it republican senator "there's no comedy with harry reid. i think he's an absolute a hole. why go there." >> all right, sean, how do you defend that? senator coburn is usually a guy who often takes the high road. but this is the kind of stuff that makes washington look pathetic. >> well, i'm not going to defend the use of that kind of language. but i think that you're right in yo
will require deep sacrifice for many of us, he continues to sugar it up. >> because of the tax credits that we're offering, and the competition between insurers, most people are going to be able to get better comprehensive healthcare plans for the same price or even cheaper than projected. >> we'll see. but so far most of the healthcare promises the president has made have not materialized. barack obama well knows that the democratic party and progressive americans don't really care how he gets there. they just want more government control. the president has to deceive to make that happen, so be it. but most americans are not progressives and are not happy with mr. obama right now. a new "wall street journal" says the president's job approval rating is down to 42%. his lowest showing ever in that poll. when asked if obama care is a good idea. 37% say yes. 47% no. nevertheless, the president forms ahead. >> i don't think we should go back to dropping coverage for people when they get sick or because they make a mistake on their application. [ applause ] i don't think we should go back to the da
on top senate democrat harry reid's allegation against mitt romney that he hadn't paid taxes in ten years. this was very damaging at the time although it turned out to be untrue. where did that come if? the book says it came from john huntsman sr., the father of romney's republican political rival. long-time rival, chris -- kate. sorry. >> lots to talk about. jonathan marten is a national political kpon for tcorrespondee new york times." he wrote about these revelations. great to see you. >> good morning. >> lots of revelations in this book that you got the sneak peek on. there were rumors, speculation about biden out, clinton in. how seriously do you get the sense that they took this, even bill daly was looking into it. >> i spoke with bill daly yesterday on the phone. he was the chief of staff at this time. this is the fall of 2011. what he told me was that he and a handful of top aides were concerned about the president's prospects at that point. his poll numbers were really plunging and they were looking at options to try and bolster his re-election going into that year. and -- so i t
of people like me hate paperwork. they hate having to deal with accountants, they hate tax time, they hate keeping records, and they were told you don't have to deal with the bureaucracy, you're home free. just sign that policy and you're in business all for yourself. i think people were unfairly told you get away clean on this one. in fact you'll have to join the exchanges and deal with everything everybody else does. i think that was dishonest if it was done on purpose. >> most of us all hate change when it comes to things like this where we have to amend what we're used to, even if it is for our betterment. but let me talk about the fact that all of this is taking up the oxygen in the d.c. chamber and no one is talking about the shutdown and what that cost the country. >> i think these are different -- by the way, i think these are so unrelated. i know some people have already been saying, well, this is going to show that we were right in shutting down the government. i think people see them both as problems. one is the inefficient democrats and the other is the malicious republicans th
from accessing remote identity proofing, the social security administration section and tax credit page, basically necessary to complete the sign up process. there was a release issued encouraging people to browse. she writes connecticut consumers can continue to create accounts as well as shopl anonomously for price comparisons. access health e.t. will provide a follow-up notification. verizon said they were doing maintenance on the system. lawmakers said it was days ago the same provider suffered a network failure. >> the website again was down for the day, as it was yesterday, as it was over the weekend. they say it's going to be fixed by the end of november. this is not ready for prime time. >> the state will notify customers when it's up and running. elisabeth, brian, steve, back to you guys. >> kathleen sebelius, who heads up the health and human services department is going to be on capitol hill today 9:00 in the morning. the website rollout was terrible, and now hundreds of thousands and even millions of people are having their insurance policies canceled. what's she going to do
it is today because of many items from the bush/cheney years such as the bush/cheney tax cuts, the medicare prescription drug benefit and iraq and afghanistan. those wars not being quote/unquote paid for. i did ask him about that as well. >> we'll look for the interview, jake tapper thank you very much. the interview with former vice president at the top of the hour on "the lead." coming up next here, a major announcement from penn state university today. the school has agreed to sett settlements with vict26 victims the former assistant football coach, jerry sandusky. how much the school will be paying. >> plus, dangerous pirates, crews on secret tankers, and britney spears? you heard me right. you will not believe how all three are indeed connected. so you can feel free to add it to anything. and feel better about doing it. better it with benefiber. he was a matted messiley in a small cage. ng day. so that was our first task, was getting him to wellness. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. from contractors and doctors to dog s
of that. >> it's very hard. if they cut it, a lot of people are going to suffer. >> i pay taxes and work so hard. and i believe that i should get some help. look what happened now. >> so you were down there with the chris hayes team. what's the disconnect here? the world's richest country yet we have this number of individuals, 48 million who need assistance. we've seen the number grow by 77% since 2007. what's the deal? >> i think what happened was when the 2008 financial collapse happened, there was this massive infusion of money into the food stamp program to deal with what they foresaw would be a huge increase in hunger as a result of the recession. what happened was they were able to stabilize the increase in hunger but it never went down to pre-recession levels. what's happening now is this money is getting phased out as a result of the stimulus expiring. >> where's the voice in congress? why don't they have a voice? >> there are a couple of people drawing attention to this. jim mcgovern has been a loud advocate on behalf of food stamp recipients. however, i think there's -- a lot
reagan cut the tax obligation, cut the regulation, we didn't have this enormous, huge burden. we were creating 300, 400, 500,000 jobs a month. that's real growth. that's real opportunity for people's lives. right now we have 47 million people on food stamps in this country. we are trying to at least go back to what bill clinton and newt gingrich did in having a work program. if you're able-bodied and you don't have children to have to take care of, you should be able to provide some form of work. we also have eligibility issues. people are able to go and subscribe to food stamps without hardly any requirements on eligibility. that's not right. >> well, perhaps, sir, but with regard to the work requirement, you got to be able to find a job. as you well know, it's pretty hard in many, many parts of this country. but nonetheless -- >> the opportunity need to be there. >> i do appreciate your time, as always. >> thank you. >>> it is a new book. did the president really want to dump vice president biden for hillary clinton? that's next. le a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying
. >> for californians who work hard, pay taxes and obey the laws, i'm suing to force the federal government to control the border. and i'm working to deny state services to illegal immigrants. enough is enough. >> governor pete wilson. >> hard line immigration rhetoric. it is standard fare in republican primaries today. in 1994, this was something kind of new. in a way wilson and his fellow california republicans pioneered its modern use. 1994 was the year they put proposition 187 on the ballot, which sought to ban illegal immigrants and children from receiving state services including health care and public education. and it was political gold, proposition 187 passed, and pete wilson came from behind to win by double digits. it was also, for wilson and california republicans, the beginning of the end. california was a changing state, in the midst of a demographic overhaul. california of 1994 was barely one quarter latino, today that number is around 40%, back then fewer than 10% of the state was asian-american. today it is nearly 15%. 27% of the state's residents are foreign born. california is now o
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